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EJS Research

Scholar Collaboration Efforts to Explore Human and Natural World Activities

  • water use 
  • energy and food production
  • transportation
  • recreational activities
  • conservation of biodiversity
  • restoration ecology
  • animal welfare
  • educational attainment 

(For a list of journals available through the SU library related to environmental justice and sustainability, click here.)

Jesuit-Inspired Environmental Justice Leadership

  • equitable distribution of environmental hazards and benefits
  • fair and meaningful participation of all people with regard to environmental decision-making
  • efforts to address the links between environmental degradation and the abuse of human and animal rights
  • efforts to identify and reduce power imbalances, institutional racism, speciesism, and  economic injustice often at the root of the environmental damage suffered disproportionately by communities of color and of impoverished people.

Core CEJS Activities

  • cross-college EJS scholarship
  • the scholarship of EJS pedagogy
  • regional, national, and global interdisciplinary EJS scholarship
  • community-based EJS projects that shape environmental policies and practices 

CEJS Highlights

Intern with CEJS next Fall!

CEJS is looking for two EVST student interns for Fall 2017! This internship will give Internship Credit for Graduation Requirements. The application deadline is Monday, July 3, at noon. Find out more here.

The Monthly Theme for June is "Set the World on Fire!"

In the spirit of St. Ignatius of Loyola, we are honoring the Jesuit tradition. Show us your plans that highlight sustainability this summer on our facebook page!

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